Incunabula provenances and other names index

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Alphabetical list of names (surname order) associated with the incunabula, primarily relating to provenance. Including names of former owners, donors, and other names where the exact relationship to the book is unknown. Booksellers are listed in a separate index.

NB! Direct links to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) entries will only work from University of Glasgow IP addresses as this is a subscription database.

See also the institutions provenances index and the booksellers index.


F., M. -- see M. F.

Fabri, Nicolas-Claude,  de Peiresc (1580-1637)
French astronomer and antiquarian; see Pierre Gassendi 'Peiresc & his books' [with an introduction by Arthur Freeman] (Boston: Godine, 1970).


Fabricius, Johann Albert (1668-1736)
Classicist and bibliographer


Falakra, Ferdinando (perhaps = Ferdinandus Calvus or Ferdinando Calvi) (16th century)



Falconet, Camille (1671-1762)
Physician, of Lyon, son of Noel, grandson of André


Farmer, Richard (1735-1797)
Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge;  Librarian, Cambridge University Library; see ODNB.


Fauchet, Claude (1530-1602)
Président de la Chambre des Monnaies and Historiographe de France.


Faulconnier (16th/17th century)

BD2-f.20 (item 1); BD2-f.20 (item 2 - probable)

Fauvi -- see Sauli(?)

Fenton, Joseph (d. 1634)
Surgeon at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London; see Margaret Pelling & Frances White, Physicians and irregular medical practitioners in London, 1550-1640:  database (British history online)


Feret(?), Jehan (16th/17th century)


Ferguson, John  (1837-1916)
Professor of Chemistry, University of Glasgow; see ODNB and Ferguson collection description.

Af-a.45Af-b.54Af-f.81; Af-f.84; Af-g.54; Af-y.33; Ag-b.12; Ag-f.18; Ag-x.11; Ag-x.13; Ag-y.8; Ag-y.9; Ag-y.10Ag-y.21Ag-y.22; Ah-a.22; Ah-a.25; Ah-a.29; Ah-a.30; Ah-a.31; Ah-a.73; Ah-b.23; Ah-b.24; Ah-b.25; Ah-b.26Ah-b.27Ah-e.80; Ah-f.55; Ah-x.12; Ah-y.8; Ah-y.18Ai-a.11; Ai-a.17; Ai-a.22 (item 1) & Ai-a.22 (item 2); Ai-a.26 (item 1); Ai-a.26 (item 2); Ai-a.26 (item 3); Ai-a.27; Ai-a.28Ai-x.21Ak-a.14; Ak-a.27Ak-a.40; Ak-a.41; Ak-x.24Ak-x.38; Al-a.6Al-a.23; Al-a.71Al-a.75; Al-a.76Al-b.16; Al-b.17Al-b.19Al-b.45; Al-b.46; Al-b.47; Al-b.48; Al-b.54; Al-b.86; Al-c.7Al-c.8; Al-c.9Al-c.10; Al-c.50; Am-z.40; Am-z.41; Am-z.44Am-z.45; An-c.20; An-c.39; An-e.20; An-e.21; An-x.13; An-x.18An-x.20; An-y.1; An-y.2; An-y.3; An-y.4; An-y.5; An-y.6An-y.7An-y.9; An-y.10; An-y.11; An-y.12; An-y.13; An-y.14An-y.15An-y.16; An-y.17An-y.18; An-y.19An-y.20; An-y.21An-y.22; An-y.23 (item 1); An-y.23 (item 2); An-y.24An-y.25; An-y.26; An-y.27; An-y.28An-y.29; An-y.30; An-y.31An-y.32; An-y.33; An-y.34; An-y.35; An-y.36; An-y.37An-y.38; An-y.39; An-y.40An-y.41; Ap-x.1Ap-x.2; Ap-x.3, 4; Ap-x.5, 6Aq-y.65

Ferot, Charles Antoine (fl. 1695)


Ferreulx, Jean/Johan (1557-1620)
Physician, born in Burgundia, came to Antwerp after 1585


Filosseno, Marcello -- see Philoxenus, Marcellus/Filosseno, Marcello

Finch, John (fl. 1697)
Member of the family of the Earls of Winchilsea


Fini Pola, House of (16th/17th-century)


Fischer, Johann -- see Piscator, Joannes/Fischer, Johann

Fleetwood, William (ca. 1525-1594)
Lawyer, antiquary, Recorder of London (1571-1591):  see ODNB; and see 'Bibliotheca Monastica-Fletewodiana:  a catalogue of rare books and tracts ... including the antient conventual-library of Missenden-Abbey ... together with some choice remains of that of ... William Fletewode, Esq. Recorder of London in the reign of Queen Elizabeth',  ([London:] Samuel Paterson, [1774])


Fleischmann (18th/19th century)

T.C.L. f2

Fletewood/Fletewode, William -- see Fleetwood, William

Flynn, George L. (fl. 1838)


Fornari, Lorenzo -- see Fornarus, Laurentius

Fornarus, Laurentius (fl. early 17th century)
Frater; of Milan


Foulis, Robert (1707-1776) & Foulis, Andrew (1712-1775)
Printers and booksellers, Glasgow


Fouquet, Nicolas (1615-1680)
Superintendent of Finance under Louis XIV


Fournier, Cyprien, Le -- see Lefournier, Cyprien 

Fox, Charles James  (1749-1806)
Whig statesman; see ODNB.


Franciscus, Joannes (16th century)
Of Promenthoux


François, J. Ladimir -- see Ladimir, Jules

Fraser, Archibald Campbell, of Lovat (1736-1815)
Politician and diplomat; see ODNB


Frater Cherubinus, of Genoa -- see Cherubinus, of Genoa, Frater

Frater Deodatus -- see Deodatus, Frater

Frater Hinricus, of Aywaille(?), Liège -- see Hinricus, Frater, of Aywaille(?), Liège

Frater Johannes -- see Johannes, Frater

Frater Mathaeus du Hametz -- see Hametz, Mathaeus du

Frater Romualdus -- see Romualdus, Frater

Frederick, Augustus, Duke of Sussex -- see Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales -- see Lewis, Frederick, Prince of Wales

Frere, William (early 16th century)
Austin Friars, London


Freti(?), Johannes da (16th century)


Friedlieb (18th century)


Frimann, Christoph (19th century)


Frog, Henry (early 16th century)
Monk of Newbattle. Listed in Durkan & Ross, Early Scottish Libraries, p. 100.


Fulco, Guilelmus (16th century)
Possibly William Fulke (1536/7-1589), theologian; see ODNB.


Fulke, William -- see Fulco, Guilelmus